Saint-Jean-Saint-Germain tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Jean-Saint-Germain: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Jean-Saint-Germain is situated in the Indre-et-Loire department and Loire Valley region (now part of the Centre-Loire Valley region), in the eastern-center of France at 43 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Saint-Jean-Saint-Germain is 220 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Loches at 4 km and Montresor at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Jean-Saint-Germain, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Saint-Jean-Saint-Germain in Centre-Loire Valley.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Indre-et-Loire

Map of places to visit near Saint-Jean-Saint-Germain

Markets in and near Saint-Jean-Saint-Germain

  • Loches: market Wednesday all day & Saturday (6km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Indre: market Friday (15km)
  • Ligueil: market Monday (17km)
  • Manthelan: market Thursday (19km)
  • Le Grand-Pressigny: market Thursday (25km)
  • Cormery: market Thursday (25km)
  • Saint-Branchs: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Palluau-sur-Indre: market Sunday (26km)
  • Preuilly-sur-Claise: market Thursday & Saturday (27km)
  • Blere: market Tuesday (27km)

More information about Saint-Jean-Saint-Germain, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Saint-Jean-Saint-Germain, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Saint-Jean-Saint-Germain.


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (35km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Brenne (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (27km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (43km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (43km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (44km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (45km)
  • Les jardins de la Chatonnière (47km)
  • Les jardins du château de Villandry (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs de la Brenne (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Veuil (37km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (30km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Jean-Saint-Germain

Canton: Loches

Arrondissement: Loches

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37600

Distance to Saint-Jean-Saint-Germain

from Tours (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 220 km

from Calais: 434 km

from Nice: 615 km

from Bordeaux: 279 km

from Strasbourg: 528 km

Getting here

Saint-Jean-Saint-Germain is in the eastern-center of France. Most visitors arrive in one of the cross-channel ports such as Caen and Le Havre (about 3-4 hours drive from here) or fly into Paris and drive south from there. For driving distances to Saint-Jean-Saint-Germain from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaulieu-les-Loches, Loches, Perrusson, Saint-Hippolyte, Saint-Senoch, Sennevieres and Verneuil-sur-Indre.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Jean-Saint-Germain